The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) and CNA today announced CNA as the official IEC sponsor in safety. Through this partnership, CNA will provide resources and support to help IEC members maintain safe jobsites. CNA will also continue as an IEC National Platinum Industry Partner, IEC’s highest level of corporate sponsorship.
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TMI Electric received the 2015 IEC Excellence in Construction - Green Construction Award for its work in partnership with Melink Corporation to design and install a complete turn-key installation of a 3.2MW roof mount photovoltaic array at Equity Properties in 140 days. At the time, it was the largest roof mounted installation in the Midwest.
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Last month, Congress took action with regards to the pending change to the rules for paying employees overtime...
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Efforts to stop the ‘ambush’ election rule continue in both the courts and Congress...
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The PRIDE PAC is IEC’s federal political action committee (PAC) and is funded entirely through personal donations from IEC members...
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IEC’s National Policy Conference is just over a month away...
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In early February, President Obama released his annual budget for Fiscal Year 2017, which included a significant increase in funding for career and technical education...
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As Congress continues to debate the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill last week, which included employers from industries that rely on skilled workers and how they connect with workforce training and CTE programs in their communities...
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On January 20, 2016, IEC submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule to update the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) in the Apprenticeship and Training title (29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 30) of the National Apprenticeship Act of 1937...
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On February 1, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in partnership with the Department of Labor (DOL), released a proposal that would require employers with 100 or more employees to report what they pay their workers, broken down by gender, race, and ethnicity...
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